Definition of Flagellants

1. Noun. (plural of flagellant) ¹

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Definition of Flagellants

1. flagellant [n] - See also: flagellant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagellants

flag poles
flag rank
flag ranks
flag sign
flag smut
flag smut fungus
flag stop
flag stops
flag waving
flagellants (current term)
flagellar agglutinin
flagellar antigen
flagellate diarrhoea
flagellate protozoan
flagellated cell
flagellated protozoan

Literary usage of Flagellants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"In more than one instance the flagellants took a hostile stand against the clergy ... As in 1260, so again in 1348-49 the flagellants formed themselves into ..."

2. A Text-book of Church History by Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler, Samuel Davidson, Henry Boynton Smith, John Winstanley Hull, Mary A. Robinson (1858)
"1 On the pilgrimages of flagellants in Italy in the years 1334 and 1350, ... 889, and by L. Schneegans, Le grand Pèlerinage des flagellants à Strasbourg en ..."

3. A Compendium of Ecclesiastical History by Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler (1853)
"889, and by L. Schneegans le grand pelerinage des flagellants a Strasbourg en 1349, Strasb. 1837, frei bearbeitet v. C. Tischendorf, Leipzig 1840. ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"In 1261 large numbers of flagellants were to be seen in Austria, Hungary, ... The flagellants now proclaimed that Christ was about to come back on earth, ..."

5. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"Lollards, flagellants, and Dancers.—Daring a plague at Antwerp in AD 1300 the Lollards made their appearance, nursing the sick and burying the dead. ..."

6. Edward III by William Parsons Warburton (1902)
"Among the most remarkable signs of the times was an outbreak of fanaticism which exhibited itself in the revival of the Order of the flagellants, who first ..."

7. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1906)
"JUBILEE OF THE CITY, 1400—COMPANIES OF flagellants—WAR AGAINST THE PREFECT OF THE ... The companies of flagellants also The reappeared to call mankind, ..."

8. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"The strangest of the new communities, the flagellants, ... Few Englishmen joined the flagellants, but their appearance is not unworthy of notice as the ..."

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